Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Celebrates First Anniversary

Inaugural Dean Colleen Barry offers a celebratory toast as the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy marks its first anniversary with a party at the Statler Hotel, attended by more than 300 students, faculty, staff and friends of the school. 

Around Cornell

Panelists: War in Ukraine reshapes world political order

At the event, “Aftershocks: Geopolitics Since the Ukraine invasion,” a panel of faculty and experts raised concerns about worldwide consequences stemming from the ongoing conflict that began with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Why test prep for children focuses on math exams

New research shows that the reason children show more progress on math exams than on English exams partially stems from incentives embedded in the way standardized tests are designed.

Tompkins County living wage study reveals racial disparities

Living wage legislation would lead to pay increases for 30% to 40% of all workers in Tompkins County, and 65% to 75% of Black workers, according to a new policy brief spearheaded by the ILR School. 

Entrepreneurship faculty win grants for course development

The awards allow faculty affiliated with Entrepreneurship at Cornell to extend their capacity to work with students.

Around Cornell

Public administration graduate program has new name that aligns with its new home

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) has a new name. It is now the MPA Program at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, and the degree name will be the Cornell Brooks School MPA.

Around Cornell

Testimony to Congress outlines employer anti-union efforts

Most employers continue to engage in coercive and retaliatory practices to limit union activity, a Cornell researcher told the U.S. House of Representatives Labor Committee in testimony Sept. 14.

Arts and Sciences welcomes new faculty for 2022-23

Fifteen new faculty are bringing innovative ideas in a wide range of topics to the College of Arts & Sciences’ nexus of discovery and impact, including climate change, astronomy, identity studies and the economy.

Around Cornell

Dissident critics living in exile speak out on Sept. 23

Four dissident critics now living in exile in the United States will share their experiences at Dissidence: Exiled Writers on Resistance and Risk, a reading and reception on Friday, September 23.

Around Cornell